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Sausan is a housewife. She has no children and lives in Rafah city in Gaza Strip. Sausan's husband is a plumber and has a workshop in the city where he also sells water network pipes, filters and other items.

Sausan has taken out a loan from Kiva partner, FATEN, for her husband to replace the tools he is using as they are becoming very old. Her husband is well known in his area and fixes plumbing problems in almost all the houses in the area. However, due to the current financiA. situation customers do not pay the fees all in cash. Therefore, Sausan has had to take the loan to buy the tools.

Sausan's husband appears in the picture because Sausan is a conservative woman.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 77
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $13,140,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Sausan to purchase new plumbing tools to replace old ones.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 23, 2011
Jun 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013